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Curated Videos: Brighter Minds @ Human Potential by The Economist

Sometimes work as a presentation coach is extra amazing because I get to meet really smart people, with awesome ideas and help them express those ideas to the world at large.  About a month ago, I curated a segment of 5 rapid fire talks for The Economist’s Human Potential event in NYC.  The event was […]

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The Presentation School will be at The Economist’s Human Potential

This is our third time curating  a rapid fire presentation segment for The Economist events series.  If you’re in NYC on Wednesday, September 18, come check it out!  We selected these speakers and led the speakers through the process of writing, designing and delivering their 20 slide presentations, that automatically shift after 16 seconds. This […]

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Lesson from an educator

I’m very fortunate to have the opportunity to work with Sean McManus of The Economist on their upcoming conference about innovation in March.  (Check it out here:  http://ideas.economist.com/event/innovation)  My task is to put together 5 San Francisco based speakers to do Ignite-style presentations on the topic of innovation.  The best part about the current stage […]

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Great way to synthesize data post conference

So, we at The Presentation School are a bit lax on sending out posts about presentations because we’ve been attending them.  This past week, we were invited to The Economist’s Human Potential conference in New York City.  A great mix of formats was present (one-on-one interviews, individual talks, performances, panels, talk-shows, comedic recaps).  A great […]

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